Implementation Standards for Provision of School Lunch
(Subject of School Lunch Implementation)
School lunch (meaning “School Lunch” as prescribed in Article 3, paragraph(1) of the School Lunch Act.; the same applies hereinafter) shall be applied to a child or school children who attend schools which implement school lunch.
(The Number and such of Implementation of School Lunch)
School lunch shall be generally carried out five times a week at lunch time on school days throughout the year.
(Considerations to Health Status of Each School Child)
Regarding provisions for school lunch, each health condition, life activity e.t.c. of the child or school children, and regional conditions are to be considered.
(Nutrition Charts of Food on School Lunch Program)
Standard Nutrition Charts for School Lunch foods shall be based on the standard of School Lunch intake, per serving for One Child and School Children listed on the appended table.
Standard of Intake of School Lunch Per Serving for One Child and School Child
（6-7 years old）
（8-9 years old）
（10-11 years old）
（12-14 years old）
|Protein（%）||13%～20% of whole in take energy of school lunch|
|Fat（%）||20%～30% of whole in take energy of school lunch|
|Sodium（sodium chloride equivalent）（g）||Under 2||Under 2||Under 2.5||Under 2.5|
|Fiber（g）||over 4||over 5||over 5||over 6.5|
(Advisory)1 Beside this chart, it should be considered to intake the following recommended amounts of the items shown below:
Zinc・・Student (6-7 years old) 2mg, Student (8-9 years old) 2mg, Student (10-11 years old) 2mg, Student (12-14 years old) 3mg
2 This standard shows averages of Japan, so when it is provided, the school should act flexibly and consider the health condition of each student and the life activity e.t.c. of each child or school children, and regional conditions e.t.c.